We’re all so busy running the race that we forget why and what we are going to do when we reach the finish line, or what we become in the process.
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We’re all so busy running the race that we forget why and what we are going to do when we reach the finish line, or what we become in the process.

A good measure of kindness

Isn’t education all about students growing into concerned citizens? »
On the basis of CAT result, admission will be given in 13 existing and six proposed IIMs beside other B-Schools.

CAT-2014 results on December 27

Result of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 for admission in IIMs and other B-Schools of the country will be announced on December 27. CAT-2014 was organised by Indore-based Indian Institute... »

Beauty in numbers

Solving problems could help one get over the fear of mathematics; but it is important to appreciate its aesthetics. »
A screenshot of SuperProfs ON A LEARNING CURVE

Super professors, super training

This online portal brings to students a choice of popular institutes and teachers from across the country. »
Fuaad Omar

A new world of opportunities

The IIMs have recently relaxed their selection criteria for female students and those from non-engineering backgrounds. Will this move work to their advantage? »
Children dressed as Santa Claus on the way to school on Wednesday in New Delhi. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

Junior schools asked to shut from December 26

Cold in the Capital has prompted the Delhi Government to ask all schools, including private and those run by the municipal agencies, to shut down their junior wing from December 26. The Dir... »
NEW DELHI, December 24, 2014

Expert group recommends online SSC examination

The expert group instituted in February to review the existing test system of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has recommended making the examination online. The Department of Person... »
Land has been the major factor affecting the recognition of hundreds of private schools in Tamil Nadu, which have urged the State Government to bring it out at the earliest. File photo: S. Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, December 24, 2014

Fate of hundreds of schools hangs in balance

The issue of land is like a Damocles’ Sword hanging over hundreds of private schools in Tamil Nadu, which face the threat of closure solely due to their inability to meet the requirements in this... »
Bhubaneswar, December 22, 2014

Central University of Orissa to launch MA in Sanskrit

Considering the importance of the ancient language, the Central University of Orissa, Koraput, is all set to launch a new post graduate course in Sanskrit from the next academic session. Th... »
Harvard Professor Mangalam Srinivasan presenting the SASTRA Ramanujan Award 2014 to Oxford mathematician James Maynard in Kumbakonam on
Sunday. Photo: Special Arrangement
KUMBAKONAM, December 22, 2014

Maths prize conferred on Oxford Professor

The SASTRA-Ramanujan Award 2014 was conferred on Professor James Maynard of Oxford University, here on Sunday. Professor Mangalam Srinivasan of Harvard University presented the award. Prof.... »
December 21, 2014

FIITJEE Talent Reward Exam

FIITJEE, in collaboration with media partner The Hindu Education Plus, presents FIITJEE Talent Reward Exam (FTRE) 2014. The exam is conducted for students of classes V to XI. This year the... »
December 21, 2014

Scholarship alert

J.N. Tata Endowment LoanThe J.N. Tata Endowment is offering loan scholarships for pursuing higher studies abroad to fresh graduates, mid-career professionals and academics with severa... »
December 21, 2014

Dakshina Kannada

NAAC grade: St. Ann’s College of Education, Mangaluru, has been re-accredited with ‘A’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Of the 4.0 cumulative grade point av... »
December 21, 2014

Q & A

I completed BA in the Arts stream in 2013 and I am presently working with the social sector. I want details of institutes that offer BSW/MSW programmes. I am keen to join NGO activities and wil... »
Students at
TIRUCHI, December 21, 2014

Students get a glimpse of history

“History Exhibition” organised by Brindavan Vidyalaya in Tiruvanaikovil here on Friday and Saturday helped students gain a perspective on various ancient civilisations. With the theme “Walk... »

Teachers stage demonstration seeking protection

Nursery admissions begin in the Capital

BITS Hyderabad to invest Rs. 1500 crores in research

Case booked against CEO, 3 DEOs, 10 headmasters

‘Higher education destroyed by academics, politicians’

BITS Hyderabad to accept foreign students

More Corporation schools to have KG

Hebarian Vocals makes impressive debut

NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

Events against good governance talks held

Counter programmes to Good Governance Day were organised by teachers’ and students’ unions in both Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University on Wednesday in protest against the “hypocrisy”... »
(From left) First rank-holders (Standing) A. Nagagowri, Mathematics, M. Indira, Msc IT, R. Suganya, Msc Zoology (Sitting) B. Kavipriya, Computer Science, S.Saranya, Chemistry and S. Poornima, Physics, who received the gold medal at the Bharathidasan University. Graduation Day in Tiruchi on Tuesday. Photo: M. Srinath
TIRUCHI, December 24, 2014

New review system soon to ensure accountability: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) would soon introduce a new review system to ensure accountability in handling grants, projects and research funds, said Vice-Chairman H.Devaraj. Delive... »
CHENNAI, December 23, 2014

Appointments in Madras University deferred

The appointments to the various faculty posts in the University of Madras were deferred on Monday after senior IAS officers refused to approve the University's decision at the Syndicate meeting. »
CHENNAI, December 22, 2014

Making computing in Tamil easy

One of the challenges in introducing computer science concepts at a middle-school level is that programming languages are in English. Muthiah Annamalai, a Boston-based software engineer o... »
Padmanabhan Sasthan Kuttipillai at MSU
December 21, 2014

Pushing the boundaries

I graduated with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering from Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Chennai. The combination of the best resources and diversity of sch... »
Hacking is often discreet, and so the ones being hacked do not even realise that their information is being stolen.
December 21, 2014

Hack your way in

The information security industry is growing at a rate of over 21 per cent. This is because information security is mandatory for all companies with an IT backbone in India. However, Internet secu... »
At the AIB paper development workshop
December 21, 2014

EP Campus

Capacity building programme The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) recently sponsored a 14-day capacity building programme for faculty of social sciences. The progra... »
Winners receiving prizes in competitions conducted by the Economics Study Centre, Kolar.
December 21, 2014


Competitions: M. Venkataswamy, Principal of Government Pre-University College, Kolar, underlined the need for understanding economics on humanitarian grounds. Discipline is also necessary in... »
December 21, 2014


Guest lecture: The Finance Forum of the School of Management organised a Lecture on “Trading in Stock Market” in Manipal on December 15. Viplav Dhandhukia, Senior Technical Analyst at... »
TIRUCHI, December 21, 2014

SSLC exam: Dec. 24 is the last date for private candidates

Private candidates who wish to appear for the March/April 2015 SSLC examinations can apply online through the government examinations service centres from December 22 to 24, K. Subathra, Regional... »

Retired PU college principals felicitated

880 IIT-Madras students take up job offers

MKU to admit 175 Ph.D. scholars

HRD's Standard Operating Procedure for dealing with any terrorist attack on schools

Govt issues guidelines on dealing with terror attack on schools

AAI to build toilets in government girls schools

‘Closing of schools a hurdle for RTE Act’